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Vanilla-Sparkling Wine Pound Cake

Makes: 16 servings
Prep 30 mins Bake 350°F 50 mins Cool 15 mins
Vanilla-Sparkling Wine Pound Cake
Ingredients
  • 3  cups  unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1  teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1  cup  sparkling wine or milk
  • 3  tablespoons  sour cream
  • 2  cups  sugar
  • 3/4  cup  unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4  cup  safflower or canola oil
  • 5  cold eggs
  • 2  tablespoons  vanilla paste or vanilla extract
  • 1  recipe Sparkling Wine Glaze, recipe below
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan; set aside. In large bowl mix together flour, baking powder, and salt. Sift mixture; set aside. Stir together sparkling wine and sour cream; set aside.

2. In large mixing bowl beat sugar, melted butter, and oil with electric mixer until well combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Beat in vanilla paste. Beat on medium to high 3 to 5 minutes or until thicker and lighter in color. Add one-third the flour mixture; beat on low just until combined, scraping sides of bowl as needed. Add half the wine mixture; beat just until combined. Repeat with one-third the flour mixture, the remaining wine mixture, and remaining flour mixture. With rubber spatula scrape batter into prepared pan.

3. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes. Turn out on rack; cool completely. Drizzle with Sparkling Wine Glaze. Makes 16 servings.

Sparkling Wine Glaze
Ingredients
  • 1  cup  powdered sugar
  •  Sparkling wine
Directions

1. In small bowl combine powdered sugar and 1 Tbsp. sparkling wine. Stir in additional wine, 1 tsp. at a time, to reach drizzling consistency.

Nutrition Facts (Vanilla-Sparkling Wine Pound Cake)
  • Servings Per Recipe 16,
  • cal. (kcal) 361,
  • Fat, total (g) 14,
  • chol. (mg) 90,
  • sat. fat (g) 6,
  • carb. (g) 51,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 33,
  • pro. (g) 5,
  • vit. A (IU) 340,
  • vit. C (mg) 0,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 52,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 145,
  • Potassium (mg) 55,
  • calcium (mg) 40,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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